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Last Date Updated15/Jul/2022 8:54
Training InstitutionNATO - School Oberammergau (NSO)
DisciplineSpace Support to Operations (SOP)
AreaSpace support to Operations (SP)
Depth of knowledge Level200 - Intermediate
NATO Course CertificationNATO Approved

Course CodeSOP-SP-21390
Course TitleIntroduction to Space Support to NATO Operations
ETF Course CodeN3-01
Delivery MethodResidential
Course DescriptionThe aim of this course is to provide NATO personnel involved in the Space Domain with education and individual training in Space capabilities, limitationsand vulnerabilities of Space assets including the utilization of Space Services and Products by NATO, as well as an overview of the NATO Space Domain A-2, Awareness and Coordination functions from BACO to crisis and Space operational activities across all domains.
Course NotesFor further information (e.g. list of eligibility requirements) please refer to the full course description via the above given web link.

Learning Objectives1. SPACE SUPPORT EVOLUTION TO NATO OPERATIONS: Given references, students will explain the evolution of NATO’s Approach to Space including the international legal and national policy implications regarding the application and uses of the Space domain. 2. Space fundamentals: Given references, students will explain the fundamental aspects of the space environment, orbital mechanics, satellite design and features, space launched and space system command and control operations in accordance with Allied Joint Publication 3.3(A). 3. SPACE FUNCTIONAL AREAS: Given references, students will identify the capabilities, limitations and vulnerabilities of the Space domain and how they are used in NATO operations. 4. MILITARY, CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL PARTNERS: Given references, students will identify military, civil, government and industry developments within the Space-based environment.
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Structure of the CourseResident (1 wk)

Active CourseYes
Course Active from01/Jan/2011
Course Deactivated on31/Dec/2027
Course Duration (in days)5.0

Security ClearanceNS: NATO SECRET
Training AudienceN: NATO Nations Only

Tuition Fee per Student (Euro)550.00
Fees for Accommodation and Meals (Euro)0.00

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